“Growing” – celebrating The National Centre for Craft & Design’s 10th birthday

Growing: Celebrating our Past, Exploring our Future. Image: Talking to Rosy Greenlees at the exhibition opening. This exhibition was on show in the main gallery of The National Centre for Craftt &Design at Sleaford from 20 July – 29 September 2013. Co-curated by my colleague Laura Mabbutt, then NCCD’s exhibitions manager,  and me, and showing … More “Growing” – celebrating The National Centre for Craft & Design’s 10th birthday

Beauty is the First Test – Touring Exhibition 2012-2014

This exhibition explores how knowledge of either contemporary craft practice or mathematics may increase appreciation of both. The title is from a 1940 essay by accomplished mathematician G H Hardy who declared: ‘The mathematician’s patterns, like the painter’s or the poet’s, must be beautiful, the ideas, like the colours or the words, must fit together … More Beauty is the First Test – Touring Exhibition 2012-2014